Miguel Angel Cotto vs. Manny Pacquiao

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2009-11-14 : Manny Pacquiao 144 lbs beat Miguel Cotto 145 lbs by TKO at 0:55 in round 12 of 12

  • WBO Welterweight Title (2nd defense of Cotto)
  • Time: 0:55


  • The WBC Board of Governors unanimously voted in late August that this bout will be for the inaugural "WBC Diamond Belt."
  • Pacquiao dropped Cotto with a right hand early in the third round.
  • Cotto down again in round 4, this time from a big left hand as he was advancing forward .
  • The referee stops the fight with 2:05 left in round 12 when he is of the view Cotto is no longer fighting back while getting hit on the ropes
  • With this win, Pacquiao wins a 7th title in a 7th weight class.
  • Cotto stated after the bout he told his corner he wanted quit after the end of round 11, but they told him to continue
  • Punch Stats

Total Punches: Pacquiao 336 of 780 43%, Cotto 172 of 597 29%

Total Jabs: Pacquiao 60 of 220 27%, Cotto 79 of 297 27%

Total Power Punches: Pacquiao 276 of 560 49%, Cotto 93 of 300 31%